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28 June 2019

Int'l human rights law as the common ground for govts. & cos. to rethink internet content moderation

Author: David Kaye, OneZero

"A New Constitution for Content Moderation", 25 Jun 2019...

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27 June 2019

New website launched to identify companies covered by French duty of vigilance law

Adopted in 2017, the French duty of vigilance law requires large French companies to identify and prevent human rights risks linked to their activities. In the absence of a government registry, CCFD-Terre Solidaire and Sherpa, with the support of...

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27 June 2019
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  https://plan-vigilance.org/

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19 June 2019

Business model of agricultural traders in Switzerland raises human rights concerns, according to NGO report urging tougher rules

In June 2019, the Swiss NGO Public Eye published a report titled "Agricultural Commodity Traders in Switzerland: Benefitting from Misery?" looking at Switzerland’s role as a global hub of agricultural commodities. According to the report, the...

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10 June 2019
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Un proyecto aprobado por la Unión Europea para ser implementado en nueve (9) países latinoamericanos: Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, México, Panamá y Perú, durante los próximos tres años ha sido presentando en un evento...

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6 June 2019

List of large businesses, associations & investors with public statements & endorsements in support of human rights due diligence regulation

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Large businesses (>1 bn € turnover) and associations with public statements and endorsements in support of mandatory human rights due diligence (non-comprehensive list), last updated 5 March 2020...

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3 June 2019

Govt. of Pakistan blacklists recruitment agents after 25 migrant workers exploited and stranded in UAE

The Pakistan government has taken action against what has been called a "fake visa and recruitment scam network [with] deep roots in Pakistan". Reports surfaced of 25 men recruited to work as security guards in Dubai by fraudulent recruiters operating...

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3 June 2019
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Author: Pieter Van Nuffel, Data News (Belgique)

« Des firmes technologiques rejettent la proposition du service de renseignements britannique », 31 mai 2019...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Chris Reynolds, La Presse (Canada)

« Réglementation de l'intelligence artificielle: le Canada à la traîne », 19 mai 2019...

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17 May 2019
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Author: Shoshanna Solomon, Times of Israel

« Amnesty porte plainte contre la licence d’exportation du NSO Group », 14 mai 2019 ...

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